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Crossing the Border by Gondola: Swissmint presents “Klein Matterhorn Cable Car”

After more than 80 years, Zermatt’s major project “Klein Matterhorn aerial cableway” will become a reality this summer. Swissmint is honoring this project with a new issue.

Switzerland Issues Bi-metal Coin “Rosenlaui Glacier”

Swissmint issues “Rosenlaui glacier”, the second coin in the “Swiss Glaciers” series. The 10 Francs bi-metal coin is available in different qualities and as part of various 2023 coin sets.

Major Changes at Swissmint

With the release of the new "Mani Matter” commemorative coin, Swissmint is revising its image, website and much more. Read here what will change in the future.

Swissmint Pays Tribute to Singer-Songwriter Mani Matter

50 years after Mani Matter's death, Swissmint is dedicating a 20-franc silver coin to the singer-songwriter and his Bernese-German chanson “Dr Alpeflug”.

“Timemachine” Commemorates Switzerland’s Watchmaking Industry

For the first time, Swissmint has issued a 25 franc gold coin. The coin is dedicated to the Swiss watchmaking industry, which is highly respected around the world.

New Swiss Commemorative Coin “Solar Energy”

Swissmint continues the “Energy of the Future” series with the commemorative coin “Solar Energy”. As it is characteristic for this series, the coin has fluorescent elements that glow in the dark.

Paul Burkhard’s Fünfliber: A Classic Piece Celebrates its 100th Birthday

On 19 May 2022, SINCONA presented a new publication on Swiss numismatics. Hanspeter Koch has dedicated a monograph to the five-franc coin with the portrait of an ‘alpine herdsman’. And the really special part is this: this book is available in ‘very fine’ or ‘extremely fine’ condition.

Swiss Gold Coin Commemorates the Last 10-Franc Vreneli

In 2022, Swissmint is commemorating the last minting of the 10-franc gold Vreneli in 1922 with a gold coin. In the Swissmint online shop the coin was sold out only hours after the official issue. What makes this issue so special?

Morteratsch Glacier Starts Swiss Glaciers Series

With the new Swiss Glaciers series, Swissmint calls attention to how strongly the glaciers in the Alps are affected by climate change. The first issue is dedicated to the Morteratsch glacier.

“Platinum”: First Swiss Platinum Commemorative Coin

Platinum is one of the most precious and resistant metals. With its new 25 Franc platinum coin, the Swissmint launched its first platinum coin that is only available in proof quality.
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